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Conveyancing in Tilbury Q & A's

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Ask Lorraine a question lorraine@homewardlegal.co.uk

Updated: 19/04/17

Tilbury area information

Orsett Essex Windmill, Tillbury Fort English Heritage and East Tilbury Coalhouse Fort Historic Building are situated in Tilbury.

The nearest airport to Tilbury is Rochester, Maidstone Rd Airport (10 miles). London City Airport is 14 miles, London Heliport Airport is 24 miles, London Airport is 17 miles, Rochester Airport is 11 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 17 miles away and the closest station to Tilbury is Tilbury Town, approximately 1 mile away.

The most convenient hospital to Tilbury is Gravesham Community.

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How do we get fixed rate conveyancing?

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Many online and high street firms promote cheap conveyancing. Unfortunately additional fees can inflate the final invoice. Your quote should also clearly state any disbursements.Our quotes clearly state the solicitors' fees for a standard conveyancing transaction.

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Are any conservation areas in Tilbury likely to affect us?

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There are a range of areas of conservation in or near Tilbury. These restrictions can add to maintenance costs, but the benefits will include an increase in local property values. Your conveyancing lawyer will be able to offer more information.

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What factors will impact land in Tilbury. Are they a concern?

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Property may have been contaminated by several natural causes and human activities, like local historic industrial processes or infilled land. An environmental search should offer more information. Contamination can be caused by local landfill sites, including S Walsh And Sons, Princess Margaret Road, Essex, RM18 8PH.

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Of major Tilbury lenders, who have joined your panel?

Homeward Legal are able to work with the majority of lenders assisting buyers in Tilbury. Local mortgage lenders and brokers include Medway Mortgage Shop, 159 High St, Strood, Rochester, ME2 4TH, Financial Aspects, 29 Tyrells Cl, Upminster, RM14 2QA, and Eva Financial, Valley Dr, Gravesend, DA12 5UE.

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Environmental searches are all well and good but considering recent flooding e g the fact that 4 of the top 5 wettest years recorded were in last 10-12 years are they comfort enough to report enough about the Tilbury area flood risk?

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Flood risk searches conducted by the Tilbury conveyancing solicitor should also include the more informative flood search if the risk warrants it.

If you remain nervous you could speak to a local resident.

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Should I opt for a conveyancing solicitor suggested by my estate agent in Purfleet?

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It is commonplace for agents to suggest a conveyancing firm. These referrals must be compared with other local solicitors, or better-value firms found online, as some agents may 'recommend' the conveyancer who pays out the highest referral fee, not the law firm with the best reputation.

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Which local authority is responsible for Tilbury?

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Tilbury is located in Thurrock Council, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 6SL, phone: 01375 652 652

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When buying a 1930s house in one of the Tilbury conservation area, how do I find more information on the state of upkeep of the Tilbury conservation area?

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Conservation areas are nominated by the local authority (Thurrock) who preside over everything from area development to the thwarting of poorly maintained roads.

English Heritage, a government body, keep records in relation to the state of conservation areas in Tilbury and across England as well as the exposure to a decline in standards.

 
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